Postcards from Pripyat – Mit einer Drohne über Tschernobyl

Vimeo: Postcards from Pripyat, Chernobyl (via KFMW)

Danny Cooke war für CNS News in Tschernobyl. Mit Geigerzähler, Kamera und Drohne nebst GoPro ausgerüstet unternahm er dabei einige Streifzüge, bei denen u.a. diese eindrucksvollen Aufnahmen entstanden sind.

Chernobyl is one of the most interesting and dangerous places I’ve been. The nuclear disaster, which happened in 1986 (the year after I was born), had and effect on so many people, including my family when we lived in Italy. I can’t imagine how terrifying it would have been for the hundreds of thousands of locals who evacuated.
During my stay, I met so many amazing people, one of which was my guide Yevgein, also known as a ‚Stalker‘. We spent the week together exploring Chernobyl and the nearby abandoned city of Prypiat. There was something serene, yet highly disturbing about this place. Time has stood still and there are memories of past happenings floating around us.

Armed with a camera and a dosimeter geiger counter I explored…

Droneboning & Penis-Foto-Kritik (NSFW)


Menschen beim Koitieren in freier Wildbahn aus Drohnen-Perspektive. Und als Zugabe noch „critiquemydickpic“ (NSFW), ein Tumblr mit ambitionierter Pimmel-Foto-Kritik. (via @kathrinpassig)

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Conceived and directed by Ghost + Cow (Brandon LaGanke + John Carlucci)

Music: „The Kink“ by Taggart and Rosewood from the forthcoming album „The Killingest“

Shot on location in San Francisco, CA.


Selfie-Drohne fürs Handgelenk

Die am Handgelenk zu tragende und von dort startende Selfie-Drohne Nixie ist ein Prototyp von Jelena Jovanovic, Christoph Kohstall und Michael Niedermayr. Entstanden für die „Make It Wearable Challenge“ von Intel und dort auch im Finale vertreten. Tolles Spielzeug!

YouTube: Make It Wearable Finalists | Meet Team Nixie (via Creators Project)

Nixie is a tiny wearable camera on a wrist band. The wrist straps unfold to create a quadcopter that flies, takes photos or video, then comes back to you. Nixie is in development.

Burning Man 2014 aus Drohnen-Perspektive

Vimeo: Drone’s view of Burning Man 2014 (via Nerdcore)

Acht Tage Wüsten-Spektakel in acht Minuten aus Drohnen-Perspektive gefilmt. Irgendwann muss ich da auch mal hin.

Aerial footage of Burning Man 2014. Shot with DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter, Zenmuse H3-3D gimbal, GoPro HERO 3+ Black, with DJI Lightbridge and Lilliput monitor as FPV and livestreaming solution. Some of this footage was streamed live to Burning Man’s Ustream live webcast during the event. If you’re interested in what it was like to fly drones at Burning Man, check out this writeup:

Drone It Yourself v1.0

Vimeo: DIY (Drone It Yourself) v1.0 (via Prosthetic Knowledge)

DIY (Drone It Yourself) von Jasper van Loenen ist ein kleines Kit, mit dem sich alle möglichen Gegenstände wie z.B. Fahrradfelgen, Tastaturen, Bücher, etc. im Handumdrehen  zu Drohnen umbauen lassen.

The DIY (Drone It Yourself) v1.0 kit offers you the opportunity to turn any object into a drone, simply by attaching four motors and a control unit – no technical know-how needed. The kit consists of multiple parts that are easy to assemble and can be attached to a wide range of different objects.
For more advanced uses, you can take the original designs and alter the kit by making your own custom clamps or add-ons as needed.